The Enquirer: Two young girls very kindly chose to spend a day of their half term holiday helping other children who were suffering from cancer.
The two sisters Ebony Riches and Alannah Cronin from Billericay had their hair cut and donated their hair to the Little Princess Trust charity on Monday at LJR hair and beauty salon in Billericay High Street.
Ebony, 10 and Alannah, 4 had 10 inches cut off their hair to send off to the Little Princess Trust, who provide real wigs free of charge to children who have lost their own hair due to cancer treatment.
Emma Cronin, the girls mum said:
“The girls had been on at me to get their hair cut short into a bob style. So I thought that if they want to get their hair cut off, then we might as well do something useful with the hair. I’m very proud of the girls, they bravely sat there while they had their hair cut and I’d like to thank the hairdressers and staff at LJR for cutting it for free. It’s important to me that my children participate in charity donations and fundraising.”
Alannah attends Buttsbury Pre-school and Ebony attends Buttsbury Junior School in Billericay.
The Little Princess Trust is a children’s cancer charity and their mission is to supply real hair wigs to children suffering with cancer, for the duration of their treatment. In addition they also assist children with other conditions which also result in hair loss, the most common being alopecia.